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Vitamin B12 deficiency causes serious complications on hearing and nerves

It is naturally found in animal products such as meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy

Vitamin B12 works on the production of red blood cells, enhances the function of the brain and nervous system, and helps in cell metabolism, and its deficiency causes complications that may be dangerous, according to Sputnik.

In detail, the “MedicForum” website stated that low levels of vitamin B12 cause irreparable damage to nerve cells, and irritation to the nerves of the ear.

Research has shown that vitamin B12 deficiency causes a deficiency in the production of myelin in adults, which is the protective and insulating layer of nerves, which causes damage to nerves in general and to the nerves in the ear in particular. Although not triggered, this phenomenon is called musical hallucinations.

Neurons are irreversibly damaged when exposed to a chronic deficiency of vitamin B12, and the damage appears in the form of difficulty walking, muscle weakness and memory loss, as well as mood changes, depression and disorientation and may cause dementia, and one of the most important diseases that occur due to vitamin deficiency. B12 pernicious anemia.

Vitamin B12 is naturally found in animal products such as meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products, and it is a water-soluble compound so that the body takes only the vitamin it needs and gets rid of the rest through urine.

Older adults are prone to vitamin B12 deficiency, as well as those taking medications for diabetes, celiac disease and Crohn’s disease, individuals who have had surgery, and those who follow a strict diet.